SCOTCH PLAINS – This past summer, Union Catholic senior Jonathan Yearwood, of Rahway, took his passion for vocal performance to new levels as a participant in NJPAC Summer Youth Performance Workshop.
RAHWAY – To commemorate October, the Month of the Rosary, Sts. Mary/Mark Parish will hold a Rosary Novena, beginning Friday, Oct. 2 and concluding Saturday, Oct. 10, according to Fr. Dennis Kaelin, pastor.
NEW BRUNSWICK—The month of October is typically awash with black, orange, purple and gold to coincide with Halloween and the fall season, but the color pink also takes center stage to mark National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
UNION—Junior setter ALEX JOHANESEN (Bridgewater, NJ/Bridgewater-Raritan), sophomore outside hitter TABITHA JORDAN (Bayonne, NJ/Memorial) and senior outside hitter MELISSA LOO (Rutherford, NJ/Rutherford) all posted double-doubles as the New Jersey City University women’s volleyball team picked up a crucial New Jersey Athletic Conference road victory, holding off host Kean University, 3-2 (25-15, 19-25, 25-21, 19-25, 15-13), on Tuesday night at the Harwood Arena.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas—Air Force Airman Ignacio B. Livent Payano graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
LINDEN – Linden police arrested 18 impaired drivers and issued 201 summonses for other traffic violations during an 18-day blitz targeting drunk driving.
CARTERET—The Carteret Public Library Board of Trustees will meet Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 6 p.m. at the library, 100 Cooke Avenue.
CRANFORD—Looking for some good reading at bargain prices?
BERKELEY HEIGHTS – L’Oréal USA opened a new office complex in Berekely Heights near Route 78 this week, consolidating operations from locations in Clark, Cranbury, Cranford, South Brunswick and Westfield in one location.